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Alexandra Stewart

  • 5 stars across 3 books
    Alexandra Stewart read Modern History at Oxford University before training to be a journalist. After working as a reporter on a number of newspapers, she crossed the floor to become a press officer for the Metropolitan Police and, later, Central Government. She subsequently worked as a speechwriter. Alex lives in London, UK with her husband and two children. Her first children's non-fiction book for Bloomsbury, Everest: The Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, illustrated by award-winning artist Joe Todd-Stanton, publishes in June 2018.

    Joe Todd-Stanton is the author and illustrator of The Secret of Black Rock (Flying Eye). He is the winner of the Waterstones Children's Book Prize 2018 (illustrated category) and has been longlisted for the 2018 CILIP Kate Greenaway Medal.
    3rd September 2020

    Jumbo: The Most Famous Elephant Who Ever Lived

    Roll up! Roll up! And meet the incredible, the colossal, the world-famous ... JUMBO! Our story begins in 1860, in the m... More

    (12 reviews)
    2nd May 2019

    Everest: The Remarkable Story of Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay

    In the late morning of May 29th 1953, the sun was shining brightly on the roof of the world, a gentle breeze was blowing... More

    (2 reviews)
    15th September 2022

    Kew: Darwin and Hooker: A story of friendship, curiosity and discovery that changed the world

    On 24th November 1859, Charles Darwin's On the Origin of Species was first published, selling out almost immediately... More

    (0 reviews)
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